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Welcome to Shelter Life at the East Bay Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

We began as the Oakland SPCA in 1874. Today, the East Bay SPCA includes two animal shelters and three clinics in our community.

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Wednesday, June 29, 2005

USS SPCA

Here are the things you will inevitably do at least once when joining the shelter staff. Like smashing a champagne bottle against a boat, these are the things we've all done to christen ourselves:

  • Lose balance of the giant rolling tub of dishwashing soap, spilling it down a hallway.
  • Repeat with giant rolling tub of kitty litter.
  • Become confused about which end of the hose nozzle squirts water and spray yourself in the face.
  • Drop a hose so it perfectly lands on the handle to create indoor rain.
  • Get lost in the back corridors.
  • Lock yourself out of the building.
  • Sacrifice at least one article of clothing to the gods of bleach.
  • Adopt or foster a shelter animal.

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